Even as the income-strapped SsangYong Motors is battling to remain afloat, its parent business Mahindra & Mahindra is seeking to assistance the electrical car or truck (EV) enterprise at the Korean car maker.
Mahindra plans to acquire and supply the electrical SUV drivetrain on its ‘MESMA 350’ platform. This powertrain is suited for converting existing ICE (interior combustion engine) automobiles to electrical and for creating ground-up EVs.
The UV important has been in discussions with a number of businesses globally for this platform as Mahindra Electrical appears to be to de-danger its India enterprise by providing EV technological innovation, especially for past-mile connectivity. It showcased Mesma 350, scalable and modular architecture with a 350 Volt powertrain, at the Car Expo past year.
“Mahindra will proceed to assistance SsangYong to acquire and supply the electrical SUV drivetrain on MESMA 350 platform dependent on their specifications,” mentioned Rajesh Jejurikar, ED, Mahindra & Mahindra.
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“Mahindra would have benefited from the world wide footprint of SsangYong and launched EV platforms globally experienced they ongoing their relationship. Now, the MESMA platform will emphasis a lot far more on ground-up EV model progress for India and sharing the Mesma platform with SsangYong will help each businesses,” mentioned Kaushik Madhavan, VP, mobility, Frost & Sullivan.